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ALSO CALLED: Network Intrusion Prevention, Host Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Protection, Network Intrusion Management
DEFINITION: Intrusion prevention is a preemptive approach to network security used to identify potential threats and respond to them swiftly. Like an intrusion detection system (IDS), an intrusion prevention system (IPS) monitors network traffic. However, because an exploit may be carried out very quickly after the attacker gains access, intrusion prevention systems also have the ability to take immediate action,  … 
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Real World Intrusion Prevention (IPS) for the Demands of a New Security Reality
sponsored by TippingPoint
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper addresses primary areas that organizations must consider when evaluating possible solutions for intrusion prevention. Topics include: key network security challenged facing enterprises today; criteria for an effective IPS solution; And insights gained from enterprises already deploying IPS solutions in the real world.
Posted: 26 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

TippingPoint

Preventing Data Breaches in Privileged Accounts Using Access Control
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores insider attacks, threats and risks involved across every enterprise. Also, we will recommend a sound, cost-saving solution to prevent a disaster from happening to a company's financial assets and reputation using access control.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 21 Aug 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Firewall Solutions for Small Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ideal firewall solutions for small business integrate a hardware firewall with software controls into a comprehensive security solution that includes virtual private network (VPN) support, antivirus, antispam, antispyware, and content filtering capabilities.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 14 Aug 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The SonicWALL Approach to Consolidating Network Security Infrastructure and Cutting Costs
sponsored by SonicWALL
BROCHURE: This brochure identifies the substantial benefits available to organizations that elect to replace their network security point products with UTM devices. It explains the combination of innovative features/functions and robust, platform-level capabilities that enable customers of SonicWALL UTM products to maximize their gains due to consolidation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 24 Jul 2009

SonicWALL

Presentation Transcript: Endpoint security fundamentals
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript, taken from the video of the same name, offers a "back-to-basics" look at endpoint security and helps you identify the truly critical components of an enterprise client security program, especially when budgets are tight.
Posted: 25 Jun 2009 | Published: 25 Jun 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Log Management E-book
sponsored by RSA
EBOOK: Log management is covering several important aspects of network security. The four major chapters of this E-book focus on the use of log management as it pertains to compliance, analysis, forensics, and an SIEM alternative. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jun 2009 | Published: 24 Jun 2009

RSA

Information Security Magazine, May 2009: Automating Compliance
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's cover story is on Automatic Compliance. The weight of regulatory compliance can break the back of your IT operation. Automation can help you gear up for your next audit. We'll also cover new technologies for identity and access management, IDS vs. IPS, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Information Security Magazine

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: McAfee's solution provides strong security while lowering operational costs and simplifying compliance management. This paper describes the different components of the solution, the business value of deploying ToPS for Endpoint, and the benefits of purchasing a complete endpoint security solution from a single vendor.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Symantec Internet Security Threat Report provides a six-month update of Internet threat activity. It includes analysis of network-based attacks, a review of vulnerabilities, and highlights of malicious code. It also assesses trends in phishing and spam activity. This summary of the report will alert readers to trends and impending threats.
Posted: 26 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Symantec Corporation

Data Breach Case Study: Heartland Payment Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Sourcefire's solutions can help top credit and debit card processors, as well as companies completing far fewer online transactions, in protecting sensitive customer data from cybercriminals.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Sourcefire

Demo: Tivoli Identity Manager Express - Highlighting Security and Identity Management
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: This multi-part demonstration highlights the security and identity management functions, features, and value of IBM Tivoli Identity Manager Express, including how it can benefit your organization's endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Tolly Group competitive performance evaluation, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.3 consistently delivered faster response time than competing products tested.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Network Intrusion Prevention Systems -- McAfee M-8000 Aces NSS's Performance Tests
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
TEST RESULTS: In Q4 of 2008, NSS Labs performed comprehensive testing of the McAfee M-8000 Network IPS against our Network Intrusion Prevention Systems (NIPS) testing methodology v5.22. This report summarizes the results from the tests performed in our real-world test lab.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

McAfee, Inc.

Security Appliances: New Strides in Preventing Intrusions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: According to the most recent FBI/CSI survey on computer crime, hackers were responsible for over $23 billion in losses in 2006. But security appliances, which incorporate an array of security functions, now give SMBs the ability to ward off security breaches without breaking the bank or hiring more IT staff.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

IBM Security Event and Log Management Service
sponsored by IBM
SERVICE LISTING: With Security Event and Log Management Service, you can assemble the collective mindshare of your organization's network applications and operating systems along with disparate security technologies into one platform. You can archive, analyze, correlate and trend security and network events, while managing response and remediation workflow.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Simplifying Network Security with a Single Source Provider
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper for a look at how, if done properly, reducing the number of security vendors or only selecting one vendor for multiple services is a great way for organizations to manage costs, obtain needed expertise, and expand security services.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Perimeter eSecurity

Modern Malware Threats and Countermeasures
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: Many of the early mass-infection events were highly publicized and very obvious events to the user, modern malware is usually designed to be much more subtle in its behaviors. learn about the newest methods and practices hackers are using.
Posted: 17 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Nov 2008

Sunbelt Software

Real World Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
sponsored by TippingPoint
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses three primary areas that organizations must consider when formulating network security strategies and evaluating possible solution for intrusion prevention.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

TippingPoint

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

Nationwide Foils Phishers with Markmonitor: Financial Services Giant Achieves ROI with Antiphishing Solutions in Three Months
sponsored by MarkMonitor
CASE STUDY: Nationwide Building Society, a leading financial institution, has seen a dramatic increase in phishing attacks. By using MarkMonito's AntiPhishing solutions they've been able to quickly shut down phishing sites, saving thousands of pounds per month.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

The Critical Role of Data Loss Prevention in Governance, Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Email has become a critical business tool, but it is also the easiest way for information to escape from the confines of a business. Learn why email Data Leak Prevention is critical to safeguard the information that is inside your network.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 05 Aug 2009

Mimecast

Practical Considerations for Deploying 802.11n
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: 802.11n will enable pervasive wireless deployment in the enterprise and may eventually become the dominant enterprise local area network (LAN) technology. This paper explains it all.
Posted: 08 Oct 2008 | Published: 08 Oct 2008

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Anti-X and the Mob: Addressing Content-Borne Threats with Unified Threat Management
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WEBCAST: Register for this webcast to learn more about the anatomy of a modern blended attack and how Unified Threat Management from Juniper Networks can help stop these threats at various points of their progression.
Posted: 30 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Protecting Against the New Wave of Malware: Osterman Research
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
ANALYST REPORT: This paper addresses the variety of issues organizations face in context of their security challenges, and discusses the capabilities of VIPRE Enterprise, an integrated platform that provides high-performance, integrated endpoint protection capabilities.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

Sunbelt Software

The End of Antivirus as You Know It: A First Look at VIPRE Enterprise - Webcast
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, take a examines at VIPRE Enterprise and learn how Sunbelt started with a blank slate to design a new, next-generation antivirus and antispyware technology to deal with today's malware in the most comprehensive, highly efficient manner.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2008

Sunbelt Software
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INTRUSION PREVENTION DEFINITION (continued): …  based on a set of rules established by the network administrator. For example, an IPS might drop a packet that it determines to be malicious and block all further traffic from that IP address or port. Legitimate traffic, meanwhile, should be forwarded to the recipient with no apparent disruption or delay of service. According to Michael Reed of Top Layer Networks, an effective intrusion prevention system should also perform more complex monitoring and analysis, such as watching and responding to traffic patterns as well as individual packets. "Detection mechanisms can include address matching, … 
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